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The Desert Was His Home

Essay
There are many things we don't know about Mr. Otomatsu Wada, and a few things we do

Making a Hummingbird of Words

The Story Behind the Story
“Micro-memoirs” are small but mighty

The Immortal Ones

Plants and Animals That Live Forever
Why them? What twist of fate conferred immortality on a jellyfish—and not us?

Beasts among Us

True Story #13
On a trip to rural Wisconsin—the epicenter of werewolf sightings in the US—Erica Berry searches for the elusive Beast of Bray Road and the local author whose stories have helped keep the legend alive

Writing the Tough Stuff

A FREE online writing workshop for teens more

Charging Lions

Essay
From the corral, the calls sounded again and again—loud, deranged by worry, a desperate mother’s cries of distress.

Food and Worker Safety across the Globe

Essay
A Nervous and Incomplete Case Study

ICYMI #005: Marvelous beasts.

Essays & craft pieces you may have missed. more

ICYMI #004: Hauntings.

Essays & craft pieces you may have missed. more

Visiting the Past

Essay
A trial lawyer applies her skills to build a complete picture of her father's past

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